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Marmora and Lake OPP Police Press Releases

Crack Cocaine Bust

(MARMORA AND LAKE TWP., ON) – Two people face drug trafficking charges after a traffic stop in Marmora and Lake Township.

Members of the Central Hastings Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on a rental car on June 5, 2024, around 6:30 p.m., on Highway 7.

Officers saw cannabis in the area of the driver, resulting in a search of the vehicle. They seized crack cocaine, cannabis, over $3500 in cash and multiple cell phones.

Sydney BUNKUNA, age 25 of North York, has been charged under the Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act with:

  • Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking-cocaine
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 – two counts
  • Fail to comply with a probation order

This accused was held for a bail hearing on June 6, 2024, before the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville.

Jayanne SAUNDERS, age 19 of Scarborough, has been charged under the Criminal Code, Highway Traffic Act, Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Cannabis Control Act with:

  • Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking-cocaine
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000
  • Driving while under suspension
  • Drive a vehicle with cannabis readily available

This accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville June 24, 2024.

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Repeat Offender Arrested Again

(MARMORA & LAKE TWP, ON) – The Central Hastings Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid charges after responding to a disturbance at the Marmora and Lake Public Library.

Officers responded to the reported disturbance on April 18, 2024, shortly before 2:30 p.m. when a man was reported to be causing a disturbance and trying to get in, even though the library was closed.

Officers located the individual who became belligerent and resisted officers’ attempts to speak with him. When officers attempted to take the male into custody, he resisted. During a later interaction, one officer was bitten by the individual and an attempt was made to bite another officer.

Jayden VAN ALLEN, age 22 of Marmora and Lake, has been charged with:

  • Assaulting a peace officer – two counts
  • Causing a disturbance – two counts
  • Fail to comply with a Probation Order – three counts

The accused was held in custody, with a bail hearing scheduled before the Ontario court of Justice in Belleville on April 19, 2024.

The accused also has two outstanding warrants in other parts of Ontario, as well as one in New Brunswick.

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Cheryl JACKSON – Assault & Theft

(Marmora and Lake, ON) – On the 03rd of March 2024, members of the Central Hastings detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to an address in Marmora regarding a theft and an assault. Officers attended and arrested one individual who was also wanted on outstanding warrants.

As a result of the Investigation, Cheryl JACKSON, 63 years of age from Marmora Ontario has been charged with assault and Theft under $5000.

JACKSON was later released on an undertaking to attend at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville on the 28th of March 2024.

If you are aware of any crimes and you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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